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Apple 'leaks iPhone 6c' on own site

Apple has appeared to leak an image of an updated iPhone 5c sporting a new Touch ID sensor on its own site<p>Apple has appeared to leak a picture of what could be the iPhone 6c on its own website, ahead of next month's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC).<p>The image of a plastic-backed iPhone in the …

What you should know before you see The Avengers: Age of Ultron

Apple is investing $850 million to build a giant solar farm that will power its new headquarters

The company is partnering with First Solar on an ambitious renewable energy project<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook told an audience at the Goldman Sach's Technology and Internet conference that the company is very focused on making environmentally responsible decisions. As proof, he offered up a piece of news. …

Renewable Energy

5 things you need to know about the coolest company Google owns

What’s cooler than robots? Robots shaped like adorable puppies, of course.<p>That likely explains why a new video of a robotic dog is making the …

Apple threatens to ban iPhone, iPad accessory makers that design based on leaks

Apple is working to step up the secrecy surrounding future iPhone and iPad models by targeting a frequent source of leaks: third-party accessory makers. 9to5Mac has learned that in fall 2014, just before the iPhone 6 launched, Apple demanded that a number of leading accessory makers sign agreements …

Facebook now offers a profile will for when you die

Facebook has a new feature for memorializing the news feeds of people who die: A digital will. The company will let you choose who, if anyone, has …

Social Media

Tesla factory racing to retool for new models

FREMONT, Calif. — Xavier, Wolverine, Iceman, Thunderbird and Cyclops were all working hard.<p>In balletic movements, the massive robots, among the world's largest industrial machines, were silently building Tesla electric cars.<p>Named by Chief Executive Elon Musk after popular comic book characters, the …

Tesla

Leaked FAA Document Provides Glimpse Into Drone Regulations

The FAA appears poised to release regulations that will impose a minimal burden on businesses, paving the way for integration of drones into the national airspace. Information about the forthcoming regulations is contained in an inadvertently published document that appears to be an FAA economic …

Unmanned Aircraft

Why it matters that the federal government will accept Apple Pay

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke before President Barack Obama at a cybersecurity summit at Stanford University on Friday, and he was able to slip a few …

Apple Pay

Ready, Set, Power Up—Can the U.S. Win the Race to Create a Superbattery?

The stakes are high for the nation that invents the battery of the future.<p>Ever since the Italian count Alessandro Volta invented the first electric battery in 1799, scientists have sought to ramp up its performance. Even though we have sent a robot to Mars and split the atom, it has proved …

Electric Vehicles

Report: Apple might challenge Tesla with an electric minivan

Hundreds of Apple employees are working on an electric car that resembles a minivan, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. It’s possible …

Tim Cook

The 10 best iPhone widgets you should be using

We've collected the 10 best apps that use widgets creatively to keep you up to date and entertained — all from your iPhone's lock screen.<p>From alerting you to when you've only reached your data cap to showing you the best headlines from The New York Times, these widgets pack some power.

Apps

How to fix your cracked iPhone or Samsung phone without leaving the house

You can always take it into the store, but if you don't have a warranty or you're feeling lazy, a nifty startup called iCracked will come to you and repair your broken phone on the spot.<p>You can use iCracked if you have an iPhone, iPad, or Samsung smartphone. You can also choose to sell your phone …

iMessage just got secure: Apple expands iCloud two-factor authentication

Since the embarrassing revelation that iCloud’s two-factor authentication didn’t actually cover many of Apple’s online services, partially …

Authentication

Report: GoPro planning to launch consumer drones “late next year”

GoPro, best known for its small video cameras that turn snowboarders into YouTube sensations, is planning to launch a consumer drone, according to a …

CNN to study newsroom drone use for the FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration has not been kind to businesses hoping to legally operate drones, but it is slowly allowing their use by select …

FAA

IBM wants to protect our food by sequencing its supply chains

[company]IBM[/company] is teaming up with food conglomerate Mars to study, and hopefully protect, citizens from foodborne illnesses by sequencing the …

Next-Generation Sequencing

New to deep learning? Here are 4 easy lessons from Google

Google employs some of the world’s smartest researchers in deep learning and artificial intelligence, so it’s not a bad idea to listen to what they …

Machine Learning

MIT has an easier way for multicore chips to use data structures

A group of researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have discovered a way for data structures to work more …

Computer Science

DARPA shows off its tech for indexing the deep web

On Sunday night, <i>60 Minutes</i> aired a segment about the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, and its attempts to secure the internet …

Deep Web

Patent grant suggests Apple considered own gamepad for iPhones

Although there are several third-party gamepads for iOS devices, Apple could yet build its own. This week, the company was granted a patent for a …

Gameplay

Apple reportedly integrating Beats streaming into iOS and iTunes

After Beats was purchased in 2014, and even before then, one main question facing Apple is when the company plans to come out with a streaming music …

Streaming

Apple to build $2B solar-powered “command center” data center at Arizona factory site

The question of what Apple plans to do with its factory in Mesa, Arizona, which it was going to lease to now-bankrupt former partner and sapphire …

Solar Power

Why it won’t matter if the next iPhone still has an 8MP camera

The iPhone 6s rumors are already beginning, and according to one analyst, the phone will continue to use an 8-megapixel sensor, just like the current …

Mobile Photography

Twitter Suddenly Locks Thousands Of Accounts [Update: Now Fixed]

Did you just get an e-mail from Twitter letting you know that your account had been locked? You’re not alone — not at all.<p>There seems to be a <i>MASSIVE</i> spike in the number of users complaining about their accounts being locked right now.<p>It’s unclear whether this is intentional on Twitter’s part, or if …

Millions Of Gamers Are Still Buying Consoles, Here Is Why

Whenever a new gaming platform comes along all kinds of talk starts as to whether it will replace what is currently available. In the past few years we’ve heard all sorts of comments and analysis as to the death of games consoles, even further back we heard something similar as to the end of PC …

Gaming

Flipboard swims against the tide by launching a website

If there’s one word that sums up where most media entities are focused for the future, it’s “mobile” — almost every news service and website is …

Advertising

Tim Cook says Apple Watch will 'tap' you out of your laziness

It's not surprising for Apple executives to jump up at the same time during meetings. That's because they're all wearing the Apple Watch that's nudging them for sitting too long, says Apple CEO Tim Cook.<p>Cook, speaking Tuesday during the Goldman Sachs technology conference, said one feature of the …

Newsweek Twitter Account Hacked By Group That Claims ISIS Ties

It appears that Newsweek’s Twitter account was hacked today by a group calling itself Cyber Caliphate.<p>Around 20 minutes ago, the Newsweek Twitter account began tweeting out images of alleged leaked documents from the DCITA, or the Defense Cyber Investigations Training Academy. Other tweets …

cybercaliphate

Google to put health information directly into search results

Addition to Knowledge Graph will present medical facts for searches on health conditions, verified by the Mayo Clinic<p>Google is changing the way it displays search queries to pull medical facts directly into its results.<p>The medical information is being added to the company’s Knowledge Graph, which …

Mayo Clinic